Faces and Phases: Black Lesbian and Queer Identity in South Africa

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Zanele Muholi, Zanele Muholi, Vredehoek, Cape Town, 2011, © Zanele Muholi and Stevenson Cape Town/Johannesburg

Zanele Muholi, Zanele Muholi, Vredehoek, Cape Town, 2011, © Zanele Muholi and Stevenson Cape Town/Johannesburg

Zanele Muholi’s Faces and Phases aims to address the representation of black lesbian and queer identity, focusing largely on post-apartheid South Africa. This ongoing series of large-format black-and-white photographs includes more than 240 portraits, of which 36 are presented in this exhibition.

This guest post by Samantha Detwiler is brought to you by Scotiabank CONTACT Photography Festival. For the complete schedule of events and exhibitions, please visit www.scotiabankcontactphoto.com

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